Everyone I know seems to be reading the Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up from Japanese author Marie Kondo #konmarie. Which also means there are absolutely heaps of things they are looking to give away. If your closet is like mine, it is a stockpile of clothes that are perfectly lovely but slightly too small, shoes that are not working for you, things you bought online that, um, never worked out. Here are five places to give away or even sell clothes in good condition.
Five places to give away or sell clothes in good condition
Dress for Success
Not working in an office these days? Donate your professional blazers, blouses, skirts, handbags, accessories, and shoes to this terrific charity.
675 West Hastings St,Vancouver
My Sister’s Closet
The Battered Women’s Support Services runs this lovely thrift shop downtown. They take clothes, accessories, and shoes.
1092 Seymour St, Vancouver
With four locations, this chain of resale boutiques is a great place to sell on designer clothes and accessories. Call for an appointment to consign your things. This is a great place to find posh shoes and bags at a great discount.
3135 Granville St, Vancouver / 3112 West Broadway, Vancouver / 2929 Main Street, Vancouver / 1985 W 4th Ave, Vancouver / #610 15355 24th Ave
Front & Company
Gorgeous, huge Main Street institution with quirky used and new clothes and shoes. Best styled windows in the city. No appointment needed for consigning. Particularly excellent for shoes.
3772 Main St, Vancouver
Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre
This important drop-in centre always needs clothing donations, but they also need umbrellas, shoes, bras, and reading glasses.
302 Columbia St, Vancouver